Assistant Dean of Students

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Executive/Director/Management, Student Affairs/Services
Department:04050000 - SA-DEAN OF STUDENTS

Classification Title:

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

Job Description:

The Assistant Dean provides leadership and direct supervision to a comprehensive department that provides programs, services, and support to students in crisis or distress and includes the functional areas of the Dean of Students Office Care Team programs and services, including Care Team, the U Matter Ambassadors, and the medical withdrawal process. The Assistant Dean will act as a student advocate and case manager for all student related issues that come before the Behavioral Consultation Team and all subsequent follow-up focused on crisis/mental health concerns and assisting students in crisis or distress prioritizing issues and bringing UF and community resources to bear in order to maximize student success.

Specific duties include:

  • Provides direct supervision and leadership to Dean of Students Office Care Team programs and services, including Care Team, the U Matter Ambassadors, and the medical withdrawal process.

  • Serves as case manager for students evaluated by the Behavioral Consultation Team.

  • Works with students, their families, faculty, staff, and community members on a wide variety of issues relating to student distress or crisis.

  • Assists in the administration and interpretation of laws, rules, policies, and procedures, and assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. 

  • Assists in insuring that the goals and objectives for the Dean of Students Office and the university are communicated and achieved.

  • Responds to the umatter@ufl.edu email.

The Assistant Dean of Students/Director of the Care Team reports directly to the Associate Dean of Students.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work or related field. 
  • Three years of experience in higher education managing student crisis, providing direct service to students in distress, with evidence of successfully working with faculty, staff, students, and their families.
  • Five to ten years of experience in higher education, managing student crisis, and providing direct service to students in distress.
  • Experience working successfully with faculty members, staff members, students, and students’ families.
  • Proactive, collaborative, timely, effective, and compassionate work style.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, applicants need to submit with their application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume and/or CV
  3. References (Minimum of 3)

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:

No

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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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